November 30, 2021

New York town grappling with gun violence offers remote schooling option for students

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District of New York offered a day of remote learning Tuesday amid an uptick in gun violence in town. The school offered the virtual learning option after a shooting last week near the Newburgh Free Academy injured four teenagers between 16 and 18 years old, according to local law enforcement. […]

Arizona university students demand administration to 'withdraw' Kyle Rittenhouse: 'killer off our campus'

Several left-leaning student organizations at Arizona State University are demanding that their administration “withdraw” Kyle Rittenhouse from the university. The Arizona State University Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine, Multicultural Solidarity Coalition, and MECHA de ASU are all calling on the Arizona State University administration to take action against Rittenhouse by withdrawing him […]

School to Racially Sort Students for Social Justice Discussions

A middle school in New York City plans to racially separate students for discussions on social justice topics and identity issues next week, the New York Post reported Thursday. The Lower Manhattan Community School will hold the discussions November 23 and 24 to fulfill its mission to “undo the legacy of racism and oppression in…

Pro-Abortion Students Destroy Pro-Life Memorial at Catholic School: ‘I’ll Keep Killing F***ing Babies!’

Pro-abortion students at St. Louis University in Missouri were recorded Monday as they vandalized a memorial to aborted babies created by pro-life students on the campus of the Catholic school that is operated by Jesuits. Nick Baker, a Students for Life organizer, shared the video of the destruction of a cross-shaped flag memorial, to honor…

Long Beach College Allows Overnight Parking for Homeless Students

Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced on Nov. 1 that homeless students are allowed to sleep in their cars at night on campus. To address student homelessness, LBCC launched on Oct. 25 a pilot Safe Parking Program to provide a secure location for eligible students to stay overnight…

Washington & Lee U. Bans Students from Passing Out Flyers in Support of Glenn Youngkin

Washington & Lee University (W&L) in Lexington, Virginia, told student members of the school’s College Republicans group to stop passing out flyers in favor of the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate, Glenn Youngkin, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). “I was shocked when I found out that we couldn’t disseminate campaign materials on…

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Send Letter To Secretary Cardona Calling Against Federal Vaccine Mandate For Public School Students

October 20, 2021 1:51 PM ET Republican Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and a group of House Republicans sent a letter Wednesday to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, expressing their opposition to a federal vaccine mandate for public school students.Westerman spearheaded the letter, first obtained by the Daily Caller, and was joined by Republican Arkansas…

Virginia Teacher: Teaching Students to Follow Directions Is White Supremacy

A Virginia high school English teacher created a firestorm after posting a now-deleted Tik-Tok video in which he attacked teaching children rudimentary behavior skills as “white supremacy.” A Twitter user, however, posted Josh Thompson’s video to Libs of Tik Tok on Monday. Teacher claims that encouraging students to behave is white supremacy pic.twitter.com/DCBdcuMitg — Libs…

29 California Students Reportedly Stuck in Afghanistan After Biden’s Botched Withdrawal

Twenty-nine California students are reportedly stranded in Afghanistan at the hands of President Joe Biden’s administration — five more than initially reported on Tuesday — days after the administration withdrew the last U.S. troops from the country to meet the Taliban-approved deadline. Raj Rai, director of communication for the Sacramento area’s San Juan Unified School…

White House Scolds Ron DeSantis for Refusing Mask Mandate for Students

The White House scolded Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday for refusing to enact mask mandates for children younger than 12 years old as they return to school. “If I were a parent in Florida, that would be greatly concerning to me,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during the daily press briefing. DeSantis announced…

NEA President: We Need to Teach Students about Race So They ‘Confront the Injustices That Have Been Built Into Every Social System’

During an interview with CBS on Tuesday, National Education Association President Becky Pringle commented on efforts to limit critical race theory and other teachings on race in schools by stating that educators must ensure students are taught the truth because when students are taught the truth, “they have the creative imaginations about what they can…

Report: Unvaccinated Students ‘Numbered’ with Sharpie and Tracked at High School Prom

Unvaccinated students attending the Exeter, New Hampshire, high school prom were “numbered” with a sharpie pen and then tracked throughout the evening, a New Hampshire parental rights advocate reported. Ann Marie Banfield, who writes at the blog Granite Grok, reported New Hampshire Rep. Melissa Litchfield, who represents the Brentwood district, posted to Facebook Tuesday that…

Fauci: Unvaccinated Students ‘Should Wear a Mask’ in School in the Fall

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci stated that kids should be back in in-person school in the fall, but unvaccinated students “should wear a mask.” Host Wolf Blitzer asked, “You’ve said that elementary school kids, young kids probably won’t get vaccinated until the end of this year.…

FACT CHECK: Have Schools Stopped Teaching Cursive To Prevent Students From Reading Founding Documents?

A viral video shared on Facebook claims schools stopped teaching cursive to students in order to prevent them from reading founding documents such as the Constitution. Verdict: False There is no evidence cursive was removed from school curricula to prevent children from reading founding documents. The Constitution and other founding documents are available online in…

Baylor U. Students Demand School Remove Statue of Namesake Judge Baylor

Students at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, are demanding the school remove a statue of Judge Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor — the namesake and co-founder of the university — from campus. Student protesters took a photo in front of the Judge Baylor statue, holding Black Lives Matter signs and dressed in all black clothing on…

‘System Of Accountability’: Ivy League Students Pressure Schools To Bar Trump Administration Officials From Faculty Positions

Students from Harvard and Princeton are attempting to pressure their respective school administrations to ban Trump administration alumni from becoming fellows or faculty members by using open letters, documents obtained by the Daily Caller show. A draft of a letter obtained by the Daily Caller and addressed to deans at Harvard and Princeton shows Princeton’s…

UN says 1 billion students affected by closures, largest amount in history

The United Nations chief says the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July affecting more than 1 billion students.In addition, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education “in their critical…

Students plan another national walkout — to support the Second Amendment.

Students across the country plan to participate in a walkout protest to show their support for the Second Amendment, working to push back against the narrative that all students are in favor of stricter gun control laws, USA Today reported. The walkout, “Stand for the Second,” is being organized by New Mexico high school student […]

Trump Administration Urged to End Obama-Era ‘Misstep’ of School Leniency Rules for Minority Students.

Civil rights and education experts continue to urge the Trump administration to scrap an Obama-era school leniency policy that coerced school districts into limiting reports of minority students’ assaultive and threatening behavior. Under the Obama policy, in place now in more than 50 school districts throughout the country, students whose behavior would have previously drawn […]

Colorado Students Hold Pro-Second Amendment Walkout.

Students at a Colorado high school on Wednesday demonstrated their support for the Second Amendment by conducting a walkout to counter the pro-gun control narrative. Zachary Schneider, a student at Woodland Park High School in Colorado, said he participated in the event to demonstrate that not all students are in favor of stricter gun control […]

The Washington Post Reports That 36% Of College Students Don’t Have Enough Food To Eat. That’s A Lie.

Thirty-six percent of college students are going hungry. That’s the message of a story in yesterday’s Washington Post that’s making the rounds. If it’s anything like the “1 in 5 college girls are sexually assaulted” fiction that Joe Biden popularized in 2015, this faux-statistic may soon become conventional wisdom, too. The “Still Hungry and Homeless […]

Trump Administration Urged to End Obama-Era ‘Misstep’ of School Leniency Rules for Minority Students.

Civil rights and education experts continue to urge the Trump administration to scrap an Obama-era school leniency policy that coerced school districts into limiting reports of minority students’ assaultive and threatening behavior. Under the Obama policy, in place now in more than 50 school districts throughout the country, students whose behavior would have previously drawn […]

Florida Students Walk Out in Support of the Second Amendment, ‘My Rights Don’t End Where Your Feelings Begin’

Dozens of students from Rockledge High School in Brevard County, Florida, walked out of class on Friday in support of the Second Amendment and the right to own guns. Approximately 75 students participated in the walk out, where they waved American flags and held signs such as “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” and […]

Study: School Shootings Are Not On The Rise, Incidents Involving Students Declining Since 1990s.

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has triggered a new call for gun control. On February 14, Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people. It’s tragic. It shouldn’t happen. And it shouldn’t have happened; state, federal, and local officials had multiple opportunities to stop Cruz from committing this shooting. Yet, […]

Donald Trump Hosts Emotional Listening Session on School Shootings with Parents and Students.

President Donald Trump hosted students and families affected by school shootings at the White House for an emotional listening session on what needed to be done to protect schools. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation that is going on … I want to listen, and after I listen, we can get things […]

Students in West Texas school district ‘feel safe’ at school — the reason why will prevent shooting

Parents and students feel safe at schools in a West Texas school district because staff are armed and there are signs warning would-be shooters outside each school. (Image source: KFDA-TV screenshot) After another tragic school shooting, this time in Florida, many Second Amendment advocates say they believe placing concealed weapons in the hands of highly […]

I’m a Conservative Professor. Why My Students Should Never Be Shut Down for Speaking Freely.

Right now, all around the country, millions of students are returning to institutions of higher education for the fall semester, while others will be attending for the first time. In recent months, several universities have seen setbacks for freedom of speech and debate, with speakers being disinvited by administrators fearful of controversy, and others being […]

College Students Claim Objective ‘Truth’ Is A Racist ‘Myth’

It’s finally happened: the Social Justice Left has openly called objective “truth” a racist “myth” steeped in “white supremacy.” What else could it be? After outgoing Pomona College President David Oxtoby sent a school-wide email rebuking the actions of violent protesters attempting to shut down conservative journalist Heather Mac Donald’s speech, three self-identified “Black students” triggered by […]

Texas High School Students Perform Trump ‘Assassination’ Skit

Two Texas high school student face disciplinary action after staging a mock assassination of President-elect Donald Trump for their English class presentation. The San Antonio Express-News reported the two 10th grade male students performed a skit entitled “The Assassination of Donald Trump” last week at John Marshall High School. As part of their performance, one of […]

College Students Need Better Lessons Than ‘All of Your Emotions Are Real’

The morning after the election of Donald Trump, colleges and universities reeled. Having insulated themselves from the outside world, administrators, professors, and students were shocked by Trump’s win. As Fordham University associate professor Charles Camosy explained, “College-educated people didn’t just fail to see this coming — they have struggled to display even a rudimentary understanding […]

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